are using fear to try to con people out of their money.
Defiance County Sheriff's Office says the latest in a long line of phone scams
involves people posing as representatives from the attorney general's office.
sheriff's office says residents have reported getting a call from someone who
tells them they're behind on a certain tax, and if they don't pay up, a warrant
will be issued for their arrest. Some people are falling for the story.
mother in law has had to report several scams in the last month or so," said
Jan Franz. "It just seems like everyone's always out to make a quick buck off
someone else, and it's unfortunate that they take advantage of other people."
officials say it's important to never give personal information or banking
numbers out over the phone, especially if you're unsure of who is on the other
Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:43:16 GMT
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